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17/06/2015 10:11 BST | Updated 29/07/2015 12:59 BST

Cowboy Boot Sandals Are A Thing And They're Terrifying

Sometimes a style mishap so great occurs that the Internet has no choice but to take note, and that's exactly what happened when one man posted a picture of his new summer shoes...

Redditor user Dre2k horrified/amazed/generally befuddled the masses when he showed off his cowboy boot-sandal hybrid creation, alongside the caption: "You know it’s hot in Texas when…."

This completely ridiculous footwear comes courtesy of Scotty Franklin of Springfield, Missouri, who’ll customise a pair for you over at Redneck Boot Sandals.

For the small price of $50 (around £32), he'll turn your regular old cowboy boots into these flip flop monstrosities, which he also describes as: "This summers most functional and fashionable statement!", because of course.

DO. YOU. DIE?

We just died.

But in all that time spent in bad shoe purgatory, we actually discovered not only was boot-sandal creator Franklin totally onto something, he's also pretty on-trend.

Check out these not entirely dissimilar styles from cult shoe brand Jeffrey Campbell, as seen on scores of bloggers, celebrities and IT girls everywhere.

It's like looking into a so-bad-they're-good shoe mirror...

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